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C-K Backpack Program Fights Student Hunger

In order to perform well in school, children need to be fed, and a local group is guaranteeing that with a unique fundraiser.

To continue its goal of lowering student hunger, the Claysburg Backpack Program hosted its first Soup-er Bowl.

Through the date of Super Bowl LVIII, the program had four drop-off locations- Dollar General stores in Claysburg, Claysburg Public Library, and the former Cat’s Meow at 595 Bedford St.

“I’ve been checking each site as often as I can, and I’ve noticed a lot of donations,” said Terri Lingenfelter, one of the Backpack Program’s forerunners, a week before the fund...


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